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Escape from New York
Directed by:
John Carpenter

"Escape from New York" (also known as "John Carpenter's Escape from New York", "Klapperschlange, Die", "1997: fuga da New York") is an Action/Adventure/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by John Carpenter, released in the USA on July 10 of 1981 . Kurt Russell and Lee Van Cleef are starring, alongside Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence, Isaac Hayes and Season Hubley.

1997. New York City is now a maximum security prison. Breaking out is impossible. Breaking in is insane.

Who is the director of "Escape from New York":

Escape from New York was directed by John Carpenter, an American writer, actor, director, composer, and producer.

Before directing Escape from New York, John Carpenter had directed The Fog, released in 1980, Halloween (1978), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Dark Star (1974). Since, he directed The Thing, released in 1982, Christine (1983), Starman (1984), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Prince of Darkness (1987), and Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992).

When was "Escape from New York" released:

Escape from New York was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 10, 1981. Also released on Friday, July 10, 1981 have been The Fox and the Hound (dir. Ted Berman, Richard Rich and Art Stevens) and Lili Marleen (dir. Rainer Werner Fassbinder). This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, June 24, 1981 in France; Thursday, September 03, 1981 in Germany; Saturday, August 01, 1981 in Italy; Thursday, October 01, 1981 in Australia and on Saturday, May 23, 1981 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Escape from New York":

At the casting of Escape from New York we find Kurt Russell, previously seen in Used Cars (1980) and The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 (1976); Lee Van Cleef (The Octagon (1980), Take a Hard Ride (1975)); Ernest Borgnine (Poliziotto superpiù (1980), The Black Hole (1979)) [ more... ]

  • Adrienne Barbeau, Tom Atkins, Charles Cyphers and John Strobel can also be seen in The Fog, released in 1980.
  • Charles Cyphers and Donald Pleasence can be seen in Halloween II, released in 1981.
  • Lee Van Cleef and Ernest Borgnine also appeared in Geheimcode: Wildgänse, released in 1984.
  • Donald Pleasence and Charles Cyphers can also be seen in Halloween, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "Escape from New York":

Launched in 1977, the Voyager 2 space probe carried a gold phonographic disk with a message of peace, inviting visitors to visit planet Earth. The Voyager 2 probe is intercepted by an alien ship. Responding to the invitation, they send a small scout vessel to establish first contact with Earth. But instead of greeting the craft, the government shoots the alien down. Crashing in Chequamegon Bay, Wisconsin, the alien, looking like a blue ball of energy, finds the home of recently widowed Jenny [...]

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Donald Pleasence as "President of the United States"

Donald Pleasence as President of the United States in Escape from New York (1981)

Donald Pleasence as President of the United States in Escape from New York (1981)

Ernest Borgnine as "Cabbie"

Ernest Borgnine as Cabbie in Escape from New York (1981)

Kurt Russell as "Snake Plissken"

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York (1981)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York (1981)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York (1981)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York (1981)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York (1981)

Kurt Russell as Snake Plissken in Escape from New York (1981)

Lee Van Cleef as "Police Commissioner Bob Hauk"

Lee Van Cleef as Police Commissioner Bob Hauk in Escape from New York (1981)

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